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November 16, 2010


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When the Mississippi River was flooding during 1993, farmers called into the Coast Guard to plead to release their pigs so they wouldn't drown. They were frustrated by their insurance carriers who claimed that they would not pay out claims without a "body count". So the farmers left thousands of pigs in their barns to drown. (Retired US Coast Guard Officer)

What is wrong with people, every day I hear of the mistreatment of animals , abuse, neglect or downright cruelty.
It seems everyday I hear about how people out do themselves in being the worst of humanity.
Its time we act like the superior race we think we are and be civilized. Lets start with one another.

i share your view, Donna..but there's a saying, smth like 'spring doesn't come with only a flower', if (the rest of)you know what i mean..

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